National Scholarships:

The Will to Win: Asthma Athlete Scholarships:                                            Amount:  Varies

All High School seniors with asthma and who have achieved a level of outstanding performance in athletics, community

and extracurricular activities are eligible.

Deadline October


Coca-Cola Scholars Program:                                                                                   Amount:  $10,000

Based on leadership in school, civic and other extracurricular activities; academic achievement;

and motivation to serve and succeed in all endeavors. Must be a senior and enroll in a full-time

post-secondary institution. Apply online at

Deadline: October       


Prudential Spirit of Community Award:                                                       Amount: $1000

Based on individual community service activity or an individual's significant leadership in a group activity that has taken place during the previous year.  Must be completed and submitted to a school principal or the head of an officially designated organization by the last weekday in October.   Apply online at:      

Deadline: October


SAE Engineering Scholarship Program:                                                       Amount:  Varies        

Must be planning a career in engineering or related science, have a 3.5 GPA, and score in the 90th percentile in both math

and science on the ACT/SAT. Web Site:

Deadline: December


AXA-Achievement Scholarship:                                                                    Amount: $2000-$25,000

Must be well rounded, determined to succeed, and have achieved excellence outside the

classroom – at a job, sport or extracurricular activity.

Deadline: December


United States Junior Chamber International Senate Foundation:                Amount: $1000

Based on financial need, leadership, extracurricular activities, and academics.

Applications are available in the counseling office.

Deadline: January


Gates Millenium Scholars Program:                                                              Amount: $Tuition ?

African American, Asian, American Indian, or Hispanic American with Minimum 3.3 GPA.

Based on financial need (meet Pell Grant eligibility), leadership & extracurricular activities.

Applications are available at

Deadline: January


Sam Walton Community Scholarship:                                                           Amount:  $1000

must be a senior and may not be a Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. or Sam’s Club Associate, or the child

or legal dependent of a Wal-Mart store employee  Applications will be available on-line from   Access code (SWCS) must be used to access the application process

November 1, through January


The Washington Crossing Foundation:                                                         Amount:  $1500-$10,000

Must be planning a career in government service.  Information available at:

Deadline: Januaryh


McKelvey Foundation Scholars:                                                                    Amount: $40,000

Must operate a genuine business or non-profit with at least one paid employee.  Must attend a 4 year college.

Awards are based solely on demonstration of entrepreneurial spirit.

Information available at:

Deadline:  January


Discover Scholarship Program:                                                                     Amount: $25,000

Any current high school junior who: Has at least a 2.75 cumulative GPA,

accomplishments in community service and leadership and has faced a significant roadblock or challenge

To apply online, visit and use access key "DISCOVER".

You may also print it at

Applications for the program will be available online in December.

Deadline January


Eastern Washington University Scholarship:                                                            Amount: Varies

Multiple scholarships, criteria varies, more information at:

Deadline: February


Burger King Scholars Program:                                                                   Amount:  $1000

Must have a 2.5 GPA, work part-time; demonstrate community service and/or extra-curricular activities.

Please note that students DO NOT have to be employed at a BURGER KING

Deadline: February


Monsanto – Agriculture Scholarship                                                            Amount: $1500

For seniors planning to pursue a career in agriculture.  To apply online, visit or

Deadline: February


Best Buy Scholarship                                                                                     Amount: $1500

Based on academics and community service.  To apply online, visit  

Deadline: February


Giva scholarship                                                                                            Amount: $1,000

Giva will award $1000 scholarships to undergraduate or graduate students who write thoughtful essays in answering the following questions: How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why? Deadline:  February


NIAAA scholarship                                                                                        Amount: $500 - $2,000

This scholarship is open to this year’s juniors and seniors.  The Idaho male and female winners will each receive a plaque from the NIAAA and $500.00.  State winners will be eligible for the $1,000.00 Sectional scholarships to be awarded in June. Sectional winners will vie for the national $2,000.00 scholarships next December.

Deadline:  February


US Bank Internet Scholarship Program:                                                       Amount:  $1000 (30)

Scholarships based on academic record, work experience, extra curricular activities, and educational goals... Scholarships are awarded in a random drawing.  Information available at:

Apply online October through February.


Cancer Survivor College Scholarship Program:                                          Amount: $10,000

Students must meet the following requirements: Diagnosed with cancer, U.S. citizen and a resident of Idaho, Accepted to a university, college, community college or vocational technical school.  Have a GPA of 2.5 or above.

Application packets can be requested by calling 1-866-500-3272 or 1-800-227-2345.

Deadline: February


Hispanic Business Association Scholarship:                                                  Amount: $varies

Any U.S. citizen or permanent resident of Hispanic decent. 

Based on academic performance, minimum 2.5 GPA, essay, extracurricular activities, and teacher recommendation.

Applications are available in the counseling office.

Deadline: February


National Hispanic Caucus of School Board Members Scholarship          Amount: $1000

student must be of Hispanic origin; graduate in 2010; student must provide proof of acceptance to an accredited post-secondary institution; and  have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

The deadline for applications  February


cJanice Scott Memorial Scholarship:                                                                         Amount: $2,500

Based on leadership, 2.5 GPA or higher, community service, financial need, and extracurricular activities.

Applications are available in the counseling office.

Deadline: March


Wiseducators Scholarship:                                                                             Amount: $250

Based on acceptance to a career/trade school, 2.0 GPA or higher, and scholastic extracurricular activities.

Applications are available in the counseling office.

Deadline: March


North Idaho College - NIC Scholarships:                                                      Amount:  Varies

Must be attending North Idaho College.  Multiple scholarships available.

For more information:

Deadline: March


Lucille I. Hudon Scholarship 
Applicants must be entering their first year of post-secondary education, have maintained a 3.0 GPA (or its equivalent) in the last two years of secondary education, and have resided for two years in one of the following counties: Spokane, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Stevens or Whitman counties in Washington, or Kootenai, Shoshone, Bonner or Boundary counties in Idaho.

Deadline: March 


Executive Women International Scholarships:                                             Amount:  $16,000, $6,000, $4,000

Current, full-time secondary school senior enrolled in a public, private or parochial school located  within the territorial boundaries of a participating EWI Chapter.  Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution.

Based on academics, extracurricular activities and essay.

Applications available at

Deadline: March


Empire Vending Spokane Scholarship:                                                          Amount:  $250-$1000

Must be planning on attending Spokane Community College or Spokane Falls Community College.

Based on academics (minimum 2.0 GPA), extracurricular activities, and need.

Applications available in the counseling office.  

Or online

Deadline: March



Global CU - Founders & Pioneers Scholarship:                                            Amount: $4000


Global CU – Merle Brumgard Scholarship:                                                  Amount: $4000

Scholarships based academics & extra curricular activities. Must be a member of Global Credit Union.

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


ABC Scholarship:                                                                                           Amount:  $1000

Associated Builders and Contractors Scholarship is available for seniors planning on attending NIC or SCC

and interested in pursuing a career in the construction industry.

Applications available online at

Deadline: April


Kim Svee Memorial Teen Volunteer Scholarship:                                        Amount:  $1000

Open to current or past Kootenai Medical Teen Volunteers who have served a minimum of 200 volunteer hours

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Bismarck H. Turner Scholarship Trust:                                                        Amount:  Varies

Based on scholastics, character, and need.  Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


H.C. Slamberg Scholarship:                                                                           Amount:  Varies

For students planning on attending NIC.  Based on scholastics, character, and need. 

PFHS General application available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Manuel & Gladys Schneidmiller Scholarship:                                               Amount:$ 28,000

Renewable four year scholarship based on academics, extra curricular activities, need, and career goals.

Minimum 3.0 GPA.  Must plan on attending a public Idaho college, WSU, or EWU.

Applications available in the counseling office or online at

Deadline: April


Post Falls Rotary Club Scholarship:                                                              Amount: (2) $500

Based on academics, future goals, and need.

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Post Falls Kiwanis Club:                                                                                Amount:  (6) $800

Based on community service, academics, future goals and need.

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Post Falls Lions Club Scholarship:                                                                Amount:  $500-$1000

Based on educational goals essay, academics, and need. Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline April


Post Falls General Scholarship Application:                                                             Amount:  Varies

Fill out one form and apply for the Empire Vending, National Honor Society, Careers That Work,

Booster Club, Royal Neighbors and McGinley Trust Scholarships –

Based on academics, future goals, and need – amount varies by individual scholarship.

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline April


Mike Beck Memorial Scholarship:                                                                 Amount:  $500

Must have been involved in the wrestling program at PFHS as a wrestler, manager, or cheerleader.

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Jordan Johnson Memorial Scholarship:                                                        Amount:  $1000

Must be involved in two sports at PFHS, minimum 2.8 GPA. Based on sportsmanship and academics.

PFHS General application available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Doug Harshman Memorial Scholarship:                                                       Amount: (2) $250

Must be pursuing a career in education. 

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


North Idaho Contractors Association Women’s Council:                            Amount:  $1500

Scholarship offered to graduating seniors entering a building related field; carpentry,

drafting, engineering, electrical, plumbing, interior design, etc.

Applications available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April                                               


LCF Enterprises Science & Technology Scholarship:                                              Amount: 2000

Engineering scholarship based on academics, ACT scores, and essay.

Applications available online at         

Deadline: April


Horatio Alger Association National Scholarship:                                         Amount: $5000

Based on demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, GPA,

commitment to pursue a college education, and a desire to contribute to society. Fifty scholarships are available to North

Idaho students.  Students must attend North Idaho College, the University of Idaho, or Lewis-Clark State College.

Deadline: April


Lemonade Series Writing Scholarship:                                                          Amount $500

Write an essay or narrative describing how someone positively inspired you to change your life.

Deadline: April


Careers that Work Scholarship                                                                     Amount: $1000

For seniors planning to attend: Alpine College, American institute of Clinical Massage, Apollo College, Art Institute of Portland, DeVry Institute, Everest College, Interface College, International Air and Hospitality Academy, ITT Tech, Milan Institute, Oregon Culinary Institute, Perry Tech, or Western Culinary Institute.  Offered through the Northwest Career Colleges Federation .

To apply please complete the Post Falls General Scholarship Application available in the counseling office.

Deadline: April


Art Institute of Seattle:                                                                                  Amount: Full or Half Tuition

Scholarship available for a specialized Associate Degree program.

Information available at:

Deadline: April


The Ayn Rand Scholarship:                                                                           Amount:  $30-$10000

Essay contest based on Ayn Rand novels - open to all high school students - 9th & 10th graders read

The Anthem - 11th & 12th graders read The Fountainhead.

Deadline:  March for freshmen and sophomores                     Deadline: April for juniors and seniors


ROTC Scholarships:                                                                                      Amount:  Full Tuition

The Armed Forces offer ROTC programs at most major college and universities. ROTC Scholarships are a great way to

help finance your college education. You’ll begin your service immediately following graduation as a commissioned officer in the Armed Service of your choice.

Army 1-800-USAROTC, Navy/Marine Corps 1-800-USANAVY, or Air Force 1-800-522-0033, Ext. 2091.

Army   Air Force  Navy/Marines


The American Legion Oratorical Scholarship:                                             Amount:  $1500-$18,000

Must participate in speech competition.           For more info visit  


Imagine America Scholarship:                                                                                   Amount:  $1000

For high school graduates who plan on attending a participating career college.

For example - (Seattle Art Institute, DeVry, Everest).   Minimum 2.5 GPA For more info visit

Deadline: June